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Mixas
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 UVA-UVB

hey i want to ask something which is the best bulb for UVA-UVB lights?



01/09/11  01:45pm

 #2197507


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  Message To: Mixas   In reference to Message Id: 2197282


 UVA-UVB

I am pretty sure that the Mercury Vapor Bulbs are the best



01/10/11  05:55pm

 #2197519


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  Message To: KSunshine   In reference to Message Id: 2197507


 UVA-UVB

I currently use

Zoo Med
Reptile UVA Basking Spot Lamp for basking ( heat lamp )



And

Zoo Med
ReptiSun 10.0 UVB Bulb for my iguanas uvb light which comes tube shaped and fits in a fixture.



I been meaning to try Zoo Med PowerSun UV Mercury Vapor UVB Lamp’s for myself , just have not had the extra cash flow.

The Zoo Med PowerSun UV Mercury Vapor UVB bulb as someone has mentioned above seems to be a powerful blub for tropical reptiles.
The bulbs come in 100watt plus wattage so they do get hot. I recommend not for tanks or small enclosures.

Now i bet your next question might be where do i buy a UVB bulb?
well theres stores like petco or petsmart that do carry them, but they can be a butt load expencive.
I know in my area alone one Zoo MedPowerSun UV Mercury Vapor UVB blub costs 80.00 dollars alone.
and i would need two!
I recommend online for your reptile needs theres a great site called petmountain.com
Just go to the reptile section.
This bulb is about 50 dollars online compared to 80 dollars bargain? I have used petmoutain and am proud to say they ship great.
Sometimes they have good shipping deals like buy 60 bucks worth and you save money on shipping which is great too.

Here is a link right to the PowerSun bulb
http://www.petmountain.com/product/reptile-day-bulbs/11442-107801/zoo-med-powersun-uv-mercury-vapor-uvb-lamp.html



You can read the details in the product detail section about the bulb and what it does.

If you have any questions feel free to ask I’m sure everyone here will try to help the best we can.

Christina , Melvina and Zeak~






01/10/11  07:40pm

 #2197542


Really
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  Message To: Ratqwen   In reference to Message Id: 2197519


 UVA-UVB

No Question about it. The Mega Ray bulb wins hands down in all of of the testing via objective studies. And my girl loves her Mega Ray!



01/10/11  11:31pm

 #2197557


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  Message To: Really   In reference to Message Id: 2197542


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Susan ... nancy (Newfgal 72)on the bearded dragon forums has just informed me of a new brand that is being tested with great results... I am going to order a couple for our dragons and check em out. So far the results are very very good.

See the thread/s

Solar Brite lamp

100 watt sb mvb
Also in 160 watt SB MVB...

Chris



01/11/11  03:52am

 #2197567


Mixas
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  Message To: Cphill58   In reference to Message Id: 2197557


 UVA-UVB

thanks all about your answer



01/11/11  06:38am

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  Message To: Mixas   In reference to Message Id: 2197567


 UVA-UVB

dont buy that powersun uv from zoo med. They retail for 79.99 where i am at and the half price exoterra is just fine! Go for the exoterra professional series i think they are just fine and they are available at most pet stores.



01/26/11  06:21pm

 #2201297


Benkelley22
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  Message To: Silent6   In reference to Message Id: 2201225


 UVA-UVB

I’ve always used Exoterra SolarGLO MVBs and they do my girl well. Her colors and health are as strong as can be.



01/27/11  01:55am


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